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Leopard The Story of my Horse.

By: Ansell, Col. Sir Michael, C.B.E., D.S.O., Foreword by H.R.H. Prince Clarles, Prince of Wales, K.G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: England, Quartilles International Ltd.: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45436

ISBN: 090302117X

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover in dk green leatherette boards with bright gilt titles. Unclipped dj in new mylar is mint. 125 pp plus Epilogue & Glossary in rear. 29 illustrations. No names, tears or soil. Cover art from the painting "Cooling Streams" by the late Gilbert Holiday plus 28 b/w photos and line drawings throughout. Conveys in detail what it felt like to be a Cavalryman before the regiments were mechanized, and how that legendary life of hunting, steeplechasing, show-jumping and even trick riding, proved to be a perfect school for those who would soon have to lead their men in wa... View more info

Image for Official Program Flying Circus Aerodrome Bealeton, Virginia U.S.A. And Ticket for Admission 1971

Official Program Flying Circus Aerodrome Bealeton, Virginia U.S.A. And Ticket for Admission 1971

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Technical Scriveners Co. Inc:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43897

Condition: Very Good


1st edition paperback, 24 pp including covers. List of members but no specific author credited. Ticket stapled to head of frt cover covering old marker price. Profusely illust in b/w photographs showing these fabulous early planes and courageous pilots. In lovely condition, an important piece of Virginia history. View more info

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Army Mule

By: Downey, Fairfax

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46484

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in red cloth covered boards with black title on cover and backstrip. Tips and spine ends bumped. Handwritten school name at head of fep, along with a 1/4" now taped closed tear at head of title page. No pocket or stamps anywhere. One small ink dot at edge of page block, No foxing, war-time compliant volume. Illustrations by Paul Brown are excellent as always. Fray Luis picks up a stubborn mule from a Mexican mule train and he finds that the mule Provcerbio, is really intelligent and willing and together they fight with the American Army against the Indians. View more info

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The Desert of Wheat

By: Grey, Zane

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1919

Seller Id: MK46648

Condition: Good


Reprint hardcover reading copy in taupe cloth covered boards with brown title box on cover, and backstrip. Book is straight but tips and spine ends are rubbed - all there but not pretty. Inner hinge papers are good, former owner's name/date on fep. 377 pp text is browning but not brittle and shows occasional finger soil that does not impair the reading of the story. Two upper tips of two pages were folded, now sorted. Frontis and last image present, two b/w illustrated leaves missing. Priced accordingly. a thrilling and romantic tale of sabotage in the wheat fields of the Pacific North... View more info

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A Papa Like Everyone Else

By: Taylor, Sydney

Price: $45.00

Publisher: IL, Follett Publishing Co.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41808

ISBN: 0695867253

Condition: Good +


Tight bright illustrated 1st edition (so stated) cloth hardcover with rubbed tips. Rep removed 159 pp tight and bright. The experience of two young jewish girls and their mother, living on a farm in the Czechoslovak Republic after World War I, while waiting for their father to send them money to join him in America. View more info

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The Ranch Girls and Their Great Adventure

By: Vandercook, Margaret

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, John C. Winston Co.: 1924

Seller Id: MK46646

Condition: Good +


Illustrated hardcover in taupe cloth covered boards bumped and rubbed at tips & spine ends. No other dates listed. Cover image of two girls riding horses sidesaddle in three colors looks vg from the front. 240 pp text still tight and bright but yellowing. Four b/w illustrations (3 plus frontis) are present and in good shape. Inner hinge papers were cracked, now repaired. Solid reading copy or place saver for a collector until a mint one is found. Priced accordingly. (Review from Good Reads): This 1917 book came out two years after what was supposed to be the final book of the Ranch Gir... View more info